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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Vikram is an experienced Dentist in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Dr. Vikram@V S Dental College & Hospital in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Vikram on Lybrate.com.

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I am 26 years old female. I had done root canal on one of my tooth last year but there is still sensation and due to this there is swelling in nearby tooth. What to do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 26 years old female. I had done root canal on one of my tooth last year but there is still sensation and due to ...
Hi lybrate-user It is less likely to have sensations in the root canal treated teeth. From your condition I can think of two possibilities 1.the sensations and swelling could be due to the adjacent teeth which would require treatment 2. Your root canal treatment must have failed due to which you must be having swelling. Kindly get it checked at the earliest to avoid any further damage. Thanks.
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Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

Negatively altered tooth shape or color affects not just the aesthetics, but also the person’s social image and self confidence. It can convert them into introverts who shy away from socialization. Teeth can lose their shape or color due to various reasons from hypo mineralized teeth, to food/tobacco stains, to fractures, trauma or tooth decay. If you are looking for a brilliant white smile with the perfect shape and alignment then veneers have the inherent ability of correcting all minor dental flaws creating a near perfect result.

A Veneer like its namesake is a thin perfectly shaped extension of tooth colored material which maybe composite , ceramic or a combination of the two. While composite resin veneers are fabricated over the affected tooth in a single sitting, the porcelain veneer requires taking impressions and the veneers are fabricated in the lab, which are then fixed on the tooth.

Veneers also help correct minor discolorations and mildly mishapen teeth. The choice of using composite or porcelain depends on a number of factors. Composite resin has a big advantage of reversibility. If the end result is not very satisfactory, then the entire restoration can be removed and a new veneer can be applied. With porcelains, the biggest advantage is their excellent resistance to staining. Even with long term use of coffee and tea, the chances of staining the porcelain veneers would be minimal.

Some of the properties of composite include:

  1. Requires less tooth reduction than a porcelain, thereby saving more natural tooth structure
  2. The material is extremely plastic and resinous, allowing sufficient working time for the dentist to achieve the desired shape and size of the veneer
  3. It is slightly porous and therefore, has a tendency to absorb water over a period of time and take in some stain
  4. Should be polished extremely well to achieve the natural looks
  5. May require replacement after about 3 to 5 years
  6. Can be done in one dental clinic visit

Some of the unique characteristics of porcelain include:

  1. The result of a well-done porcelain veneer produces an extremely natural looking tooth
  2. The best advantage of porcelain is that it is not porous and therefore once it is glazed, does not stain over a period of time. The typical discoloration around the edges of the veneers seen in composite restorations is not seen with porcelain veneers
  3. These veneers therefore last longer than the composite resin veneers
  4. They are more expensive compared to the composite resin veneers.
  5. They require at least 2-3 dental visits

The choice of the material for veneer and the result would depend ultimately on the patient’s aesthetic requirements and overall oral health maintenance. Having a detailed discussion with the dentist will help in choosing the right material and getting the maximum benefit out of it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.

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My friend having severe mouth odour once undergone treatment and replace sum part of teeth with cement even though unable to control please suggest some remedies.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
My friend having severe mouth odour once undergone treatment and replace sum part of teeth with cement even though un...
Hi, take tab biochemic 23 (sbl) 4tabs to be chewed thrice a day for 15 days kreosote 200 4pills to be sucked twice a day use colgate herbal toothpaste twice a day, regularly.
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Wisdom teeth pain, from 3 weeks swelling appearance cause much pain please gave me treatment for pain.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Wisdom teeth pain, from 3 weeks swelling appearance cause much pain please gave me treatment for pain.
Swelling and pain in the third molar can be very difficult. Get a opg x-ray done. Please, do consult a dentist soon. You may need removal of the infected third molar or some other appropriate treatment.
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Hi. I am VENU GOPAL. After preparing brushing also my tooth appears to be in yellow colour. In order to get rid of this and make my tooth white. What should I do. Please do suggest me?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi. I am VENU GOPAL. After preparing brushing also my tooth appears to be in yellow colour. In order to get rid of th...
Hello, yellow teeth could be because of deposits in between your teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. As a home remedy, you can apply baking soda or strawberry crush on teeth for sometime. This will help to whiten your teeth by a few shades. You can also visit a dentist and get it checked. You can ask for bleaching or whitening procedures.
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I'm 17years old. I can't sleep at nights properly and I'll get some visions sometimes I don't know what to do and when I wake up in the morning my teeth will be chewing. Can you help me?

BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I'm 17years old. I can't sleep at nights properly and I'll get some visions sometimes I don't know what to do and whe...
You can visit your dentist for treatment of placing night guards that will relieve you from teeth attrision.
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I am 18 years old and I was suffering from teeth ache for last two months and I take medicine but it does not relief me what I have to do to got relief from the pain.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 years old and I was suffering from teeth ache for last two months and I take medicine but it does not relief ...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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Oral and Dental Health

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Oral and Dental Health

Rinse your mouth with an alcohol-free mouthwash after every meal to avoid the formation of bacteria.

Hi. I am suffering from wisdom tooth pain from yesterday onwards can you please suggest a tablet or any powerful remedy thanks in advance.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi. I am suffering from wisdom tooth pain from yesterday onwards can you please suggest a tablet or any powerful reme...
Hello, you can do salt water rinses as a home remedy. But this will give you temporary relief from pain. You need to visit a dentist and get a x-ray done. If required you can get it removed.
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Sir good morning . I have blood bleeding in my gums (teeth),and also in lightly pain in my right side lower ribs what i have do sir please give instructions sir thank you

PGDHCM, Cert.Implant, D.Ortho, F.A.G.E, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi. For bleeding gums consult a dentist,scaling should suffice the problem, for ribs pain consult a general physician or orthopedic regards Dr.Sha
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Please suggest lowest price for dental breezes in Hyderabad Hospitals (specially in old city). Thanking you, Sanjay Kulkarni.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Please suggest lowest price for dental breezes in Hyderabad Hospitals (specially in old city).
Thanking you, Sanjay K...
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person.
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I am suffering from my mouth ulcers it always suffers me I do not digest my food what should I do.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I am suffering from my mouth  ulcers it always suffers me I do not digest my food what should I do.
Just improve your digestion. Add vitamin C and vitamin B complex to your diet. Drink plenty of water and take adequate sleep. Reduce stress in life. I hope you will have relief from ulcers very soon.
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What should be the minimum cost for root canal, and also for tooth filling, for two molars.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What should be the minimum cost for root canal, and also for tooth filling, for two molars.
Root canal treatment ranges from 3 to 5 k and crown from 4k to 15k depending on material and clinic. Filling from 500 to 1500.
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Hi Dr. After proper brushing. I feel like foul odor through my mouth. I don't have any bad habits like chewing tobacco etc. Can you please help me out to get rid of this.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, East Godavari
Hi Dr. After proper brushing. I feel like foul odor through my mouth. I don't have any bad habits like chewing tobacc...
In general scaling will be treatment of choice. In some cases systemic factors or habits play a role in foul odour like tobacco in any form, Diabetes, Liver,kidney, Gastro, lungs diseases etc. Treatment depends on the cause of the symptoms.
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I am 40 year old man and have mouth dry problem. From one month my mouth is always dry and all the time I use water. I tested my blood for sugar, triglyceride and cholesterol but all are normal. What should I do? Could you please assist me? Thanks,

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
R u on any kind of med pl write back try keeping some lozenges like lemon drop in mouth it will increase flow drink plenty of water
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I had a cut in my front teeth when I was 9 years old, I slipped and fell down in bathroom. I am 22 now and that cut still exist. Will it cause any problem?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I had a cut in my front teeth when I was 9 years old, I slipped and fell down in bathroom. I am 22 now and that cut s...
Hi, get an x ray of your tooth done. The tooth can be restored back to its normal shape and color. Just visit your dentist.
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Hello doctor mere muh ke andar chicks ki tarf bada sa phoda jaisa kuch hogya h aisa 4 dino se h dard bhi ho rha h smajh nhi aa rhe kya kru kaise shi hoga aur kyu hua hai.

MS - Orthopaedics
Pain Management Specialist,
Hello doctor mere muh ke andar chicks ki tarf bada sa phoda jaisa kuch hogya h aisa 4 dino se h dard bhi ho rha h sma...
It's an apthus ulcer. Use betadine mouth wash Apply lignocaine oral jelly before taking food Take some vit b complex supplementation.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer. It happens twice or thrice every month. Which is right medicine for this.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks
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Sir I have tooth pain due to cavity between two teeth mention how can I proceed to cure cavity give me suggestions please I am type 2 diabetic.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Sir I have tooth pain due to cavity between two teeth mention how can I proceed to cure cavity give me suggestions pl...
If you r having pain this is probably due to deep cavity. Visit a good Dentist to get it checked and be evaluated radigraphically to know whether it can be taken care of either by simple filling or Root canal treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Hisar
Brush your teeth twice daily. Make it a point to brush at night. Take good care of teeth. They are precious.
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